Tag Archives: germs

Are Hidden Gym Germs Making You Sick?

Are Hidden Gym Germs Making You Sick?

As most people head into the gym, their minds are focused on the day’s workout””not on MRSA, norovirus, influenza and other scary germs that may be floating around or lurking on the equipment. While disinfectant sprays and hand sanitizers ...
3 Ways to Avoid the Flu Season “Ickies”

3 Ways to Avoid the Flu Season “Ickies”

As the temperatures cool, those pretty amber-and-gold leaves aren’t the only things whirling in the air. All of that sneezing and coughing is sending all kinds of germs airborne as well. And if you’ve got kids in school or daycare, you kn ...
Fighting Back-to-School Germs Hands On

Fighting Back-to-School Germs Hands On

For most parents, back-to-school means back-to-germ exposure because of the people and things your children touch or have close contact with. But making sure your children are as well protected as possible, by giving maximum support to their immune s ...
Hands Off!

Hands Off!

Pregnancy is like a magnet for strangers. For some reason, the sight of your pregnant belly makes people want to touch you, talk about your body, ask inappropriate questions and share unsolicited stories and advice. (No, I really DON’T want to ...
Six Tips to Keep You from Getting Sick

Six Tips to Keep You from Getting Sick

Does it seem like everyone around you is suffering from the sniffles? Defend yourself from germs by following these six easy tips:   1. Hygiene: The best way to avoid getting sick is to practice good hygiene. Wash your hands before eating or tou ...